Flying pregnant? Or with babies and small children?
If you are an airline worker/ crew member or a passenger flying while pregnant or with your baby and/ or small children you should be aware of some facts.
We hope that you have read while browsing through our website that the so called 'Aerotoxic Syndrome’ is in fact an umbrella term for a poisoning by a collection of toxic fumes one can unbeknownst be exposed to while flying on aircraft (applies to any airline and any aircraft except the Boeing 787), and is an injury which can occur through these toxic compounds to the central nervous system and brain itself.
Obviously more harm can be done to children, babies and pregnant ladies since their systems are either still growing and/ or are more sensitive due to their condition.
The central nervous system and brain are the target organs these particular chemicals head for and are stored in, while continuing to cause harm. Please read more here:
Exposure to Pesticides in the Womb may harm a Baby's Brain
Prenatal naled and chlorpyrifos exposure is associated with deficits in infant motor function in a cohort of Chinese infants. Environ Int; doi:10.1016/j.envint.2017.05.015. [Online 6 June 2017]. Silver MK, Shao J, Zhu B, Chen M, Xia Y, Kaciroti N, Lozoff B, Meeker JD. 2017.
Info: chlorpyrifos and naled are organophosphates - tricresylphosphates/isomers which are present in cabin breathing air are also organophosphates ...